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  • Morrisons Its Good to Grow

    Published 15/09/21, by Claire Buttery

    It’s Good to Grow is a token collection scheme that allows schools to collect for free gardening equipment to get kids outdoors and growing. Between 6th September and 24th October 2021 for every £10 spent in store or online at Morrisons customers will automatically receive one Grow Token to donate to your chosen school.

    You’ll need to be a MyMorrisons customer to take part so make sure you download the app and select  Keyworth Primary & Nursery school to donate your Grow Tokens to.

    Finally, don’t forget to scan your app or MyMorrisons card at checkout every time you shop to receive your Grow Tokens. Once you’ve selected a school, you’ll be able to donate your Grow Tokens to them.

    From 24th October, we will be able to redeem the Grow Tokens we have collected against a range of growing and gardening equipment for school.

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  • Summer Holiday Vouchers

    Published 21/07/21, by Claire Buttery

    Payments will be made for the Summer Holiday for children you are entitled to Free school meals or are eligible for Early Years Pupil Premium. The entitlement  will £75 for the duration of the Summer holiday for each eligible child, both statatory school age and nursery pupils.

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  • Free Holiday Club!

    Published 08/07/21, by Peter Cresswell

    Exciting Opportunity for children who are currently entitled to Free School Meals (FSM)!

    Children aged 5-11, currently entitled to FSM based on the criteria here may be able to attend our holiday club for free over the summer!

    Windmills Childcare (overseen by Mr Cresswell and school governors) have run a very successful holiday club for several years for Keyworth families. See the attached flyer for more information about the club.

    Key information:

    • Based at Crossdale School
    • Fun and well-structured days!
    • Experienced staff - most already work at Keyworth Primary or Crossdale.
    • Free breakfast and afternoon snack.
    • For children from KPNS and Crossdale


    • Children must arrive between 7.30 and 8.30am
    • Parents must provide a packed lunch
    • Club finishes between 5-6pm. Parents can collect earlier

    If you would like your child to attend:

    • Complete the form here to tell us which days you would like your child to attend
    • After 19th July, we will let you know which days your child can attend the club

     If you have any questions, speak to Mr Cresswell or:

    • KPNS: Mrs King, Mrs Buttery or Mrs Holmes
    • Crossdale: Miss Seedhouse, Mrs Westy, Miss Cuttell



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  • May Half Term meal Vouchers

    Published 24/05/21, by Claire Buttery

    Payments will be made for May Half term for children entitled to Free School meals or are eligible for Early years' pupil premium. The entitlement is £15 per week per eligible child for both statutory school age pupils and nursery pupils.

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  • Scholarpack Parents App Update

    Published 05/05/21, by Claire Buttery

    Previously we let you know that we would be using the Scholarpack Parents App to communicate information with you about school and your child. The App also shows information that we hold on your child to ensure everything is kept up to date.  You will be able to view your own contact details and in some cases respond to messages we send.

    A Recent update to the App will also allow you to notify us of any absences for your child, to save ringing into school to advise of illness.

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  • Easter Holiday Meal Vouchers

    Published 11/02/21, by Claire Buttery

    Payments will be made for the Easter Holidays for children entitled to Free School meals or are eligible for Early years pupil premium. The entitlement is £15 per week per eligible child for statutory school age pupils and £10  per week per eligible child that attends Nursery.

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  • Healthy Family Team

    Published 04/02/21, by Claire Buttery

    The Healthy Family Team at Keyworth Health Centre ave new contact details for there Advice Line any enquires please phone 0300 123 3387 (option 4)  This is available between 9 am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

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  • Edenred Vouchers

    Published 18/01/21, by Claire Buttery

    The government have announced the the Edenred National voucher scheme will be running again from Mon 18th January. 


    Schools are able to place orders for supermarket gift cards on behalf of the parents and carers whose children are eligible for benefits-related free school meals, who are not in school, to cover the period between 18 January and 12 February (4 weeks). 

    These gift cards are worth £15 a week per eligible child. Families will receive an eCode by email to redeem for a supermarket of their choice. 

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    Published 13/01/21, by Claire Buttery

    Honest Inks Cash 4 Cause recycling scheme are working with the Co-op locally to ensure no plastics from empty cartridge ever end up in landfill while at the same time raising money for good local projects. To get involved and support us with this please take your empty ink cartridges & old mobile phones to any of our recycling boxes. 

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  • Free School Meal Provision

    Published 06/01/21, by Claire Buttery

    During this period of National Lockdown, the government guidance is that school should provide food parcels for all pupils who are eligible for benefits related free school meals who are not attending school. These parcels will be available to collect from school on a weekly basis, if you are unable to collect the parcel you can ask a friend, volunteer or other family member to collect. 

    Food parcels will be arranged for all eligible children not in school and we will text out when they are ready for collection - this week it will be parcel for 3 days and wil be able to collect from Thursday at 2pm from the office.

     If you you do not wish to collect a weekly food parcel please let the office know so we are not ordering food that may go to waste.

    If you have any questions then please contact the school office.

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  • Christmas Meal Vouchers

    Published 15/12/20, by Claire Buttery

    Payments will made for the Christmas Holidays for children entitled to Free school meals or are eligible for Early Years pupil premium.  The entitlement is £15 per eligible child for each week of the holidays for statutory school age pupils and £10 per week per eligible child that attends nursery.  

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  • Christmas Dinner WEDNESDAY 16th DECEMBER

    Published 26/11/20, by Claire Buttery

    Christmas dinner for the children will be on Wednesday 16th December at a cost of £2.35.  Children who qualify for Free school meals or are in F2, year 1 or 2 this will be free with your entitlement. You must book your child in via the Eduspot, school money website by going into the Dinners tab, selecting the Week beginning 14th December and booking your child's choice of meal for the Wednesday of that week. (School meal or sandwiches) adding any payment due to the basket before checking out and making payment. Any problems/questions please contact the office.

    Meals must be booked by Tuesday 8th December  to be able to confirm number with the kitchen.

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